iCREATe 2019 Registrations Open

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Assistive Technology for Everyone, Everywhere

i-CREATe 2019

We are pleased to announce the 13th international Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2019) will be held from 26-29 August 2019, in Canberra Australia.

Into its 13th year, i-CREATe continues to provide an International platform of conference, Global Student Innovation Challenge, and exhibition featuring innovative technology, equipment, applications, techniques and materials applied in the field of Assistive & Rehabilitative Technology. It is also a stage for technical exchanges to share ideas and best practices in the disabilities field from across the countries.

This conference, being co-hosted by the NZ Federation of Disability Information Centres and Assistive Technology Australia, will include a range of workshops on the types of assistive technologies available for use in education and employment. There will also be presentations by people with disabilities using technologies in their daily lives, including education, training and employment.

Benefits of attending

  • Expose yourself, your staff and people with lived experience to the innovations and possibilities with assistive technology

  • Hear about the latest research being conducted globally to improve the lives of those living with disability, seniors and aged care

  • Hear from people living with disability about how they are integrating new technologies into their daily lives.

  • Support our New Zealand University teams present their innovations in the Global Student Innovation Challenge

  • Network and exchange ideas with delegates from over 13 countries throughout Asia, Pacific and Europe.

  • Have you considered presenting an abstract or workshop at this international event to showcase some New Zealand innovation on the global stage?

Paper & Poster Session

Paper presentations & workshop proposals are focusing on the i-CREATe 2019 conference theme.

Assistive Technology

  • Augmentative and Alternative

  • Communication (AAC)

  • Blind / Low Vision

  • Computer, Mobile Device and Web Access

  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing

  • Environmental Control

  • Mobility Aids

Rehabilitation Technology

  • Cognitive Training & Assessments

  • Brain Computer Interface

  • Mixed Reality System

  • Neurorehabilitation Technology

  • Prostheses & Orthoses

  • Robotics

  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Biomedical Science & Technology

  • Stroke, Spinal cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Dementia

  • Musculoskeletal Injury, Amputation, Respiratory Issues, Gait & Balance, Motor Control

  • Geriatric Rehabilitation, Paediatric Rehabilitation

Social & lifestyle

  • Building & Public Transport Accessibility

  • Disabled Sports & Leisure Activities

  • Employment & Training

  • Inclusive Community

  • Public Policy & Service Delivery

  • Special Education

  • Universal Design

The Call for Presenters is open and Early Bird registrations are also open now. Find out more at